• PG-13, 1 hr. 42 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Dennis Dugan
    In Theaters:
    Jun 25, 2010 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 9, 2010
  • Sony Pictures


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Grown Ups Reviews

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Matt Joseph
We Got This Covered

Grown Ups is cliched, predictable and full of immature and juvenile humor. The film recycles far too many jokes and it gets old real fast.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 5/10

November 9, 2013
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Don't take it too seriously and you'll have a good time.

Full Review Source: Lyles' Movie Files | Original Score: 6/10

July 11, 2013
Jeff Beck

The title mainly leaves one wondering when Sandler will chose to finally grow up and stop starring in this ongoing series of terrible comedies.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 25, 2012
Michael Dequina

Doesn't so much play like a film than random home movies of Sandler and his usual screen cronies on vacation.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 7, 2012
Sarah Sluis
Film Journal International

Five forgettable characters reunite for a (lame) joke-filled weekend.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 15, 2011
Joshua Starnes

The second half of Grown Ups isn't good enough to dig its way out of the tremendous hole it's created for itself but it's far from the worse thing Sandler has ever made. Maybe in another 20 years he'll make something funny.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 5/10

March 22, 2011
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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Grown Ups is the perfect poster child for this maddening summer of movie mediocrity.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2/4

January 31, 2011
Mike Scott

Grown Ups heralds a sad day for comedy nostalgists of a certain age. Call it the day the amusement died.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2/4

November 18, 2010
Matt Neal
The Standard

Surprisingly, amazingly, bafflingly uncomedic and unhilarious.

Full Review Source: The Standard | Original Score: 1/5

November 15, 2010
R. L. Shaffer

There's almost no plot, and loads of schmaltz, but the hidden metaphors and cast chemistry makes this a worthwhile effort.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 7/10

November 14, 2010
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The shameless sentiment (a cute little girl wants to use the car GPS to locate heaven) and Sandler's ego-tripping (he's married to Salma Hayek, and he's a sure shot on the basketball court) interfere with the laughs.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2/4

November 5, 2010
Derek Malcolm
This is London

Despite some passable gags and a whole posse of middle-aged funnymen, Denis Dugan's comedy is about the least grown-up movie you could see.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 1/5

September 1, 2010
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Not much more than an in-joke between the actors, this film is amiable but never funny. And despite some hackneyed moralising, it has nothing to say.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

September 1, 2010

Total Film

You've seen these actors play these characters many times before, and better.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

September 1, 2010
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

Full of obvious jokes and schmaltzy sentiment, Grown Ups is as much fun as watching endless home movies of people you really don't know very well.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 1/5

August 30, 2010

Like The Big Chill with farting grandmothers...

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 1/5

August 30, 2010
Anthony Quinn

Sandler's abysmal script cooks up a bite-sized moral for the finale. Groan ups, more like.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 1/5

August 27, 2010
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Frankly, if this makes you laugh even once, I recommend seeking medical advice.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 1/5

August 27, 2010
Xan Brooks

If root canal surgery feels too childish a torment, may we direct your attention to this ghastly celebrity roast in the guise of a boisterous family comedy.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

August 26, 2010
James O'Brien
Daily Mail [UK]

If you thought writer-producer-actor Adam Sandler would never stoop lower than Little Nicky, here's the unwelcome proof that you were wrong.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

August 26, 2010
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